Job Overview

Trail, British Columbia
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Entry Level (0 - 2 Years)

Job Description

Hatch is seeking a Mechanical Engineering new grad with interest in Mechanical system design. Reporting to the Mechanical/Piping Discipline Lead Engineer you will support projects globally working from the Trail (BC) office with potential opportunities to work in other Hatch offices and at project job sites.   

The Mechanical group is comprised of a group of professional engineers, designers and technologists led by a management team that has pioneered renewable power technology globally. We have experience in the design, construction and commissioning of hydro power facilities throughout the world.  We are looking for young designers eager to be involved in complex small and large-scale renewable power projects, and able to demonstrate their keen problem solving skills in developing practical solutions. The candidate must be a self-motivated individual capable of working both independently and within a team environment.  

What Will a Career at Hatch Offer You:   

You will:

  • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects around the world in meaningful ways
  • Work on challenging projects and problems and gain experience in the office and on project sites
  • Collaborate with diverse teams locally and globally
  • Work in an exciting environment where you can apply your academic learning on a daily basis
  • Gain relevant expereinece and support in obtaining your professional designation
  • Benefit from formal and informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry
  • Participate in local Professional Development Programs, Sustainability week, Toastmasters, and more to develop your skills
  • Join in charitable, social, and sports activities with other Hatch employees 

We’re entrepreneurs with a technical soul. Our flat organizational structure creates an atmosphere of openness and participation. We build practical solutions that are safe, innovative, and sustainable. Our ultimate goal is to achieve no harm for our people, our clients, and our communities.


  • Work independently to apply engineering principles to perform calculations for mechanical equipment design and piping system design of industrial buildings and processes.
  • Work collaboratively to share the results of your work with senior members of the discipline and / or other Hatch groups
  • Prepare equipment specification packages, construction work packages, or piping calculation reports, to be checked by senior colleagues and used to support engineering documents to be used by internal and external stakeholders
  • Become knowledgeable of various mechanical equipment, analytical software and tools, piping systems and specifications, discipline workflows and execution, and other industrial components / processes you are assigned to assess
  • Participate in office and site safety training and inductions as needed to support office and site activities
  • Perform field verification, and provide field support during construction.
  • Willingness and ability to travel and work in other Hatch offices or project work sites (including remote sites) as needs and opportunities arise

Education and Experience: 

  • Must be working towards graduating in 2022, or recently graduated, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Excel academically while being actively involved in extra-curricular and/or volunteer activities at school or in the community
  • Preferred academic courses include: Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Machine Design and Solid Mechanics.
  • Previous relevant coop and summer work terms or internships in Mechanical or Piping engineering is an asset
  • Academic or work experience with Mechanical software AFT Fathom, Ansys, Sidewinder, MathCAD, and Bentley MicroStation CAD software is an asset.

Competencies  (knowledge, skill, attributes):

  • Good understanding of engineering and business fundamentals as they apply to engineering problems and projects
  • Ability to learn quickly and to take on new challenges
  • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Shows critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and brings forward solutions for our clients' toughest challenges
  • Adapts and embraces change

 For more information on our graduate recruiting process visit 

Note: Applicants must submit a transcript (official or unofficial) upon application.

Why join us?

What we offer you? 

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


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